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Theobald Mark Engelhardt (1851-1935) was one of Brooklyn’s most prolific architects, designing thousands of structures that reflect a full range of building types, from factories and churches to commercial establishments and residences. Born in Brooklyn, his father was Philip Engelhardt, a political refugee from Baden who emigrated to the United States along with his wife, father, and sisters after the failed political revolutions of 1848-49 in Germany.
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Editor's note: This article was originally written for the Waterfront Preservation Alliance of Greenpoint and Williamsburg. Other than some light editing and formatting, it is reprinted here in its original form.